By Neal H. Cruz
The trouble with impeaching President Aquino is that Vice President Jojo Binay would become president. His wife, Elenita, would become first lady. What a prospect! It would be as if Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos were back in Malacañang.
By Asuncion David Maramba
I will not talk of the legal grounds over which the “impeach the President” movers are scrambling. I am part of the vast majority of “nonlegalistic” persons: TV-watching, reading, understanding enough to know what’s going on, but not knowledgeable enough to write one word on the intricacies of the law and the Constitution.
The two impeachment complaints filed against President Aquino this week make for disappointing reading: Their premises are premature, their logic strained.
By Conrado de Quiros
Will the impeachment bid against the President prosper?
No two ways about it. The Disbursement Acceleration Program is either legal or illegal. Yet when the Supreme Court goes to great lengths to finesse its ruling, to appease an indignant public while leaving the powers-that-be safe from jail or impeachment, it makes supreme politicians out of our justices. What makes this doublespeak even [...]